Sky vs Mystics Prediction and Odds
Sky vs Mystics Prediction and Odds: The Washington Mystics are predicted to win the upcoming game against the Chicago Sky.
The upcoming WNBA game at the Entertainment & Sports Arena features a challenging matchup for the Chicago Sky (12-17), who are striving to avoid another loss. They are up against the Washington Mystics (13-16), presenting a formidable opponent. Despite a tough season, the Sky still have a chance for the playoffs, although their margin for error is minimal. Holding the 8th seed, their last game ended with a 73-89 defeat against the New York Liberty.
Looking to rebound on their home court, the Washington Mystics are preparing to face the Sky in their next game. Inconsistency has been the biggest drawback in Washington’s campaign this year. They need to bring out their best in the upcoming games to stay strong in the playoff race. The Mystics are currently placed as the 7th-seeded side in the league. They faced a crushing 89-113 loss against the Las Vegas Aces in the last fixture.
Sky vs Mystics Prediction: Home-Away Stats
The Washington Mystics have won 2 of the last 5 home games.
They won against the LA Sparks and Phoenix Mercury. The defeats came against the LA Sparks, New York Liberty, and Indiana Fever. Overall, the Mystics have won 9 out of 14 home matchups this season.
In the last 5 home fixtures
- The Washington Mystics scored 81.8 points per game.
- The Washington Mystics conceded 83.0 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 1
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 3
- Number of games that ended with a difference of more than 10 points: 1
The Chicago Sky has won 3 of the last 5 away games.
The Sky won two games against the Dallas Wings and one game against the Seattle Storm. They lost to the New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury. Chicago has an away record of 7-7 in the current season.
In the last 5 away fixtures
- The Chicago Sky scored 86.6 points per game.
- The Chicago Sky conceded 85.8 points per game.
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 3 points or less: 0
- Number of games that ended with a difference of 4-10 points: 1
- Number of games that ended with a difference of more than 10 points: 4
Sky vs Mystics Prediction: Offense and Defense Comparisons
- The Chicago Sky has been averaging 80.9 points per game in terms of scoring. In the realm of shooting, they have managed to attain a field goal success rate of 43.9%, accompanied by a 3-point shooting accuracy of 37.4%. Their free throw precision stands at 74.7%.
- The Washington Mystics have maintained an average of 80.5 points per game. Their field goal shooting percentage rests at 42.5%, while their performance beyond the 3-point line registers at 32.2%. The Mystics achieved a free throw success rate of 82.3%.
- On average, the Chicago Sky has permitted 83.5 points per game, with their adversaries achieving a 45.5% success rate from field goals and a 33.3% rate from beyond the 3-point line. The Sky is playing with an average of 34.6 rebounds per game, alongside maintaining averages of 7.5 steals and 3.9 blocks per game.
- The defensive performance of the Washington Mystics has resulted in an average allowance of 81.0 points per game. Their rivals have achieved a 43.8% success rate in field goal conversions and a 34.8% accuracy in shots from beyond the 3-point line. In terms of rebounding, the Mystics have been securing an average of 36.1 rebounds per game. They have also tallied an average of 6.7 steals and 3.2 blocks per game.
Sky vs Mystics Prediction: Odds
The Washington Mystics are likely to cash in the home advantage and win this game against the Chicago Sky.
Odds as per Oddspedia
- Chicago Sky: 2.10
- Washington Mystics: 1.77
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Sky vs Mystics Prediction: Head-to-Head Stats
In the history of the WNBA, the Washington Mystics and the Chicago Sky have clashed 43 times. The competition remains closely contested, with the Mystics holding a narrow lead of just one game, having secured 22 victories, while the Chicago Sky has emerged victorious in 21 matchups.
Looking at their most recent encounters, the past 5 meetings have seen the Mystics triumph in 4 games, with the Sky claiming victory in only 1. The latest face-off occurred during the current season on June 22, 2023, resulting in an 80-59 win for the Washington Mystics.
Head-to-Head Stats: Last 5 Meetings
- Number of home games won by the Washington Mystics: 2
- Number of away games won by the Chicago Sky: 0
- Average Number of Total Points scored: 153.4
- Average Number of Points scored by the Washington Mystics: 79.0
- Average Number of Points scored by the Chicago Sky: 74.4
Mystics vs Sky Prediction: Players to Watch Out
- Kahleah Copper (Guard): Points Per Game: 19.4 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.3 | Assists Per Game: 1.8
- Marina Mabrey (Guard): Points Per Game: 15.1 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.0 | Assists Per Game: 3.7
- Courtney Williams (Guard): Points Per Game: 10.0 | Assists Per Game: 6.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 5.9
- Elena Delle Donne (Forward): Points Per Game: 18.2 | Rebounds Per Game: 6.0 | Steals Per Game: 0.8 (Participation in the next game is subject to fitness)
- Brittney Sykes (Guard): Points Per Game: 14.6 | Rebounds Per Game: 4.9 | Steals Per Game: 2.1
- Natasha Cloud (Guard): Points Per Game: 12.5 | Assists Per Game: 5.9 | Steals Per Game: 1.3 (Participation in the next game is subject to fitness)
Mystics vs Sky Prediction: Last Game Analysis
The Chicago Sky failed to halt the winning run of the New York Liberty in the last game. They found it difficult to contain Breanna Stewart who looked in amazing touch. The Sky managed to compete well in the first half. The scores were tied at 14 before a 12-0 run by New York. Chicago trailed the hosts for the remaining two quarters. The Sky managed to shoot just 29.2% from beyond the 3-point arc while allowing the Liberty to attain an accuracy of 52.0%. They also lost 36-40 in the paint.
Alanna Smith led the scoring for the Sky with 19 points. She added 6 rebounds as well. Marina Mabrey contributed 12 points with 4 assists.
The Washington Mystics faced their third consecutive loss with a crushing 24-point defeat against the Las Vegas Aces in the last matchup. A’ja Wilson’s 40 points dominated the Mystics throughout the game. The scores were tied at 68 with three minutes remaining in the third quarter. Led by Jackie Young’s 3-pointer, the Aces went for a 20-6 which put the Mystics on the back foot. Washington was outscored 46-36 by Las Vegas in the paint.
Natasha Cloud looked good as she finished with 21 points, 4 rebounds, and 6 assists. Tianna Hawkins gave a decent contribution of 19 points with 10 rebounds.
Sky vs Mystics Winner Prediction
- Home Advantage: Mystics
- Offensive Advantage: Parity
- Defensive Advantage: Mystics
- Overall: Mystics to win
To secure a commanding performance against the Mystics on their home turf, the Chicago Sky needs to summon a united team effort. With the season at a pivotal juncture, they cannot afford to sustain further losses. Meanwhile, the Washington Mystics are expected to put forth a determined effort in order to secure a resounding victory on their home court in the upcoming matchup.
As per the predictions and odds, the Washington Mystics are expected to win this contest.